A believing life (9): Deal

24 Jul 13 Corks afternoon

The corks have no particular connection to my present thoughts.

Just thought I’d put up a picture because I spent an afternoon getting and putting them together. It was a surprisingly peaceful activity.

I don’t recall many times this year when I’ve felt peaceful or happy.

So it’s nice to be able to feel this way.

I doubt it’s because of the corks per se. More because of why I was putting them together.

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Recently, I had a thought. Surprised me, because I’ve had so little energy this year that I’ve stopped expecting good thoughts/writing to emerge.

I recalled how I often pray and ask God to deliver me. Or to defend me. Especially in a year like this one, which has been decidedly difficult and doubt-filled.

But maybe the answers aren’t deliverance or defence.

Maybe the blessing of the season is that God is dealing with me.

(Again – I’m writing this and I understand it with my head, but my heart is unresponsive.)

Maybe.

 

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Live. Love. Learn. Laugh. Write. Draw. Colour. Blend. Play. Dream. Cry. Reflect. Pray. Sing. Worship. Bake. Cook. Rest. Give thanks.

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